The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 58 90 52
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 270 183 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.75% 2.54% 4.81%
As % of the Vendors category 8.46% 5.65% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 226 161 337
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £58,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,125 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -1.29%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3192 3238 3795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.36% 44.86% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 2751 3297
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Citrix
England

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +44 157 £32,500 -18.75% 27
Cheshire -3 71 £34,000 +15.25% 11
Lancashire -3 17 £32,500 +4.83% 7
Merseyside -10 15 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Cumbria - 6 £30,000 -
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England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 376 (72.03%) VMware
2 356 (68.20%) Windows
3 261 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 244 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 197 (37.74%) Active Directory
6 166 (31.80%) XenApp
7 164 (31.42%) Hyper-V
8 157 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 153 (29.31%) MS Exchange
10 144 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 141 (27.01%) ITIL
12 139 (26.63%) MS Excel
13 133 (25.48%) XenDesktop
14 129 (24.71%) Cisco
15 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 115 (22.03%) SAN
16 115 (22.03%) SQL
17 109 (20.88%) Citrix Certification
18 92 (17.62%) MCSE
19 82 (15.71%) WAN
19 82 (15.71%) HP
19 82 (15.71%) NetApp
20 80 (15.33%) Windows 7
21 79 (15.13%) MCITP
22 77 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
23 74 (14.18%) CCA
24 72 (13.79%) LAN
25 70 (13.41%) IIS
26 69 (13.22%) Finance
27 64 (12.26%) Firewall

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 153 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.41%) IIS
3 60 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (6.70%) Lync
5 30 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 26 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.96%) TPMS
11 5 (0.96%) Site Server
12 4 (0.77%) Apache
12 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 139 (26.63%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.38%) Revit
3 2 (0.38%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.19%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.02%) Office 365
2 11 (2.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (22.03%) SAN
2 82 (15.71%) WAN
3 72 (13.79%) LAN
4 64 (12.26%) Firewall
5 37 (7.09%) DNS
6 34 (6.51%) NetScaler
7 29 (5.56%) DHCP
7 29 (5.56%) VPN
8 27 (5.17%) NAS
9 23 (4.41%) TCP/IP
10 22 (4.21%) iSCSI
11 18 (3.45%) VoIP
12 16 (3.07%) VLAN
13 15 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (1.92%) Internet
14 10 (1.92%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (1.34%) Network Security
17 7 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.96%) MySQL
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.38%) OLAP
7 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.38%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Informix
8 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.15%) MSI
2 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (13.22%) Finance
2 27 (5.17%) Retail
3 23 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.72%) Marketing
5 8 (1.53%) Legal
5 8 (1.53%) Greek Language
5 8 (1.53%) Polish Language
6 4 (0.77%) Games
7 3 (0.57%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (22.22%) Analyst
2 87 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 57 (10.92%) Support Analyst
4 49 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (9.00%) Consultant
6 39 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.17%) Desktop Support
9 25 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (4.60%) Service Analyst
10 24 (4.60%) Citrix Engineer
11 23 (4.41%) IT Support
12 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
12 21 (4.02%) Architect
13 20 (3.83%) Server Support
13 20 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.64%) Technical Support
14 19 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 17 (3.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.53%) Web Services
3 5 (0.96%) .NET
4 4 (0.77%) HTML
4 4 (0.77%) COM
5 3 (0.57%) CSS
6 2 (0.38%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) XML
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.02%) FlexPod
3 16 (3.07%) iPhone
4 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.49%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.49%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.30%) Replication
7 9 (1.72%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.34%) GIS
10 6 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.15%) Clustering
10 6 (1.15%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.96%) iPad
12 4 (0.77%) Firmware
12 4 (0.77%) CMDB
12 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.57%) Celerra
13 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 356 (68.20%) Windows
2 157 (30.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (15.33%) Windows 7
5 77 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (8.81%) Linux
7 30 (5.75%) Windows XP
8 28 (5.36%) UNIX
9 20 (3.83%) Windows 2000
10 18 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.30%) VMS
11 12 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.11%) AIX
13 9 (1.72%) Solaris
14 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.15%) Android
16 3 (0.57%) Debian
17 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (27.01%) ITIL
2 43 (8.24%) Project Management
3 38 (7.28%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.90%) Change Management
5 35 (6.70%) Migration
6 30 (5.75%) Incident Management
7 28 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 21 (4.02%) Service Management
9 19 (3.64%) Test Scripting
9 19 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 17 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (2.87%) Change Control
12 13 (2.49%) Business Continuity
13 11 (2.11%) Project Planning
13 11 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (1.92%) Capacity Management
14 10 (1.92%) Configuration Management
14 10 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 115 (22.03%) SQL
2 26 (4.98%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.64%) C
4 16 (3.07%) C#
4 16 (3.07%) VBScript
5 13 (2.49%) C++
6 8 (1.53%) Perl
7 5 (0.96%) VB
8 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (20.88%) Citrix Certification
3 92 (17.62%) MCSE
4 79 (15.13%) MCITP
5 74 (14.18%) CCA
6 64 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (10.54%) CCNA
8 40 (7.66%) Degree
8 40 (7.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (7.09%) MCP
10 34 (6.51%) Security Cleared
11 33 (6.32%) MCSA
12 32 (6.13%) MCTS
13 24 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.83%) SC Cleared
15 17 (3.26%) CCNP
16 14 (2.68%) CCIA
17 13 (2.49%) MCDST
17 13 (2.49%) CCEE
18 11 (2.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.43%) SLA
2 29 (5.56%) QA
3 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.96%) BS7799
5 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) GMP
6 2 (0.38%) GLP
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 244 (46.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 197 (37.74%) Active Directory
3 166 (31.80%) XenApp
4 164 (31.42%) Hyper-V
5 133 (25.48%) XenDesktop
6 61 (11.69%) vSphere
7 53 (10.15%) XenServer
8 30 (5.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 28 (5.36%) Terminal Services
10 25 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (4.41%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.49%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.92%) Xen
14 9 (1.72%) vCloud
15 8 (1.53%) VMware Server
16 7 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.77%) Terminal Server
18 4 (0.77%) NFS
19 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 52 (9.96%) SCCM
2 31 (5.94%) SCOM
3 20 (3.83%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.96%) WSUS
5 5 (0.96%) Nagios
6 3 (0.57%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.38%) OpenView
7 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.19%) OVSD
8 1 (0.19%) DameWare
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 376 (72.03%) VMware
2 261 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 129 (24.71%) Cisco
4 82 (15.71%) HP
4 82 (15.71%) NetApp
5 39 (7.47%) EMC
6 36 (6.90%) Dell
7 34 (6.51%) AppSense
8 32 (6.13%) Symantec
9 27 (5.17%) Oracle
10 24 (4.60%) IBM
11 19 (3.64%) Veeam
12 18 (3.45%) Fujitsu
13 13 (2.49%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.30%) McAfee
15 11 (2.11%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.92%) Juniper
16 10 (1.92%) Sophos
17 9 (1.72%) Apple
18 7 (1.34%) 3PAR
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